I have AFib and had to have a two lead pacer put in last year 2011. sometimes I can feel the pacer trying to pace my heart which is fine, but there are times when I feel the pacer slowing the heart rate I get this quick strange pain in the middle of my chest. It only last for 1-2 seconds, but it has re-occured in the several weeks when the pacer cannot slow my heart rate. is there anything I should be worried about or see my doctor to have the pacer checked out?
Do not worry. Worrying always gives more problems. I don’t have any sort of device, but reading, posting for years on a board similar then that (unfortunately they closed) I had witnessed the testaments and conversations from many people who had all sort of devices. I remember for lot of little ‘problems’ they were having, and over all the advice was always: tell the doctor about it. Maybe it is nothing what you are having, but better to get a peace of mind, by calling your doctor and telling him, he might want to see you, or if not ,than he has to have a good explanation, and if he doesn’t want to see you and that short pain continues, do not forget always other doctors.
Let us know, this is how we all learn more.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.